Agong hosts dinner for Prince Naruhito


KUALA LUMPUR: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V tonight hosted a dinner for Prince Naruhito, who is the oldest son of Emperor Akihito, at Istana Negara.

Also present were Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor.

Japan’s Crown Prince Naruhito who arrived here on April 13, for a five-day official visit to Malaysia, his first to the country, would be the highlight of the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of Malaysia-Japan bilateral relations.

The last visit by a Crown Prince of Japan to Malaysia was in 1970 by Emperor Akihito, when he was the Crown Prince, and Empress Michiko, the then Crown Princess. --Bernama